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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
900 PM PDT FRI APR 17 2015

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

1000 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG 1 S GOLDFIELD           37.68N 117.23W
04/14/2015                   ESMERALDA          NV   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            BEATTY SHERIFFS OFFICE REPORTED A SEMI TRUCK BLOWN OVER
            ALONG US HIGHWAY 95 NEAR GOLDFIELD SUMMIT.

1030 AM     DUST STORM       5 E COALDALE            38.02N 117.78W
04/14/2015                   ESMERALDA          NV   POST OFFICE

            VISIBILITY WAS REPORTED NEAR ZERO AROUND COALDALE
            JUNCTION FROM 1030 AM UNTIL 1115 AM DUE TO BLOWING DUST
            BY A POST OFFICE EMPLOYEE. ROCKS AND SAND PELTED THEIR
            VEHICLE FORCING THEM TO PULL OVER BRIEFLY.

1109 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG 16 WNW TONOPAH          38.14N 117.50W
04/14/2015                   ESMERALDA          NV   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            ESMERALDA COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE REPORTED A SEMI BLOWN
            OVER NEAR MILE MARKER 43 ON US HIGHWAY 95 WEST OF
            TONOPAH.

1114 AM     DUST STORM       5 NW DYER               37.68N 118.09W
04/14/2015                   ESMERALDA          NV   TRAINED SPOTTER

            A SPOTTER REPORTED VISIBILITY DOWN TO A QUARTER OF A MILE
            DUE TO BLOWING DUST IN DYER.

1125 AM     DUST STORM       SILVER PEAK             37.77N 117.47W
04/14/2015                   ESMERALDA          NV   POST OFFICE

            BLOWING DUST CLOSED THE MINE AT SILVER PEAK AS WELL AS
            THE ACCESS ROAD TO THE MINE.

1146 AM     DUST STORM       2 WNW RACHEL            37.65N 115.74W
04/14/2015                   LINCOLN            NV   TRAINED SPOTTER

            VISIBILITY WAS REDUCED TO ABOUT 100 YARDS IN RACHEL DUE
            TO BLOWING DUST.

0130 PM     DUST STORM       BEATTY                  36.91N 116.76W
04/14/2015                   NYE                NV   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            BEATTY SHERIFFS OFFICE REPORTED ONE-QUARTER MILE
            VISIBILITY IN BEATTY DUE TO BLOWING DUST.

0300 PM     DUST STORM       ENE AMARGOSA VALLEY (CM 36.57N 116.46W
04/14/2015                   NYE                NV   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TRAINED SPOTTER REPORTS VISIBILITY DOWN TO ONE-QUARTER
            MILE WITH BLOWING DUST IN AMARGOSA VALLEY.

0300 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST 6 N AREA 9 (NTS A09)    37.23N 116.06W
04/14/2015  M60.00 MPH       NYE                NV   MESONET

            CLIMAX MINE MESONET SITE MEASURED A WIND GUST TO 60 MPH
            FROM THE NORTHWEST AT AN ELEVATION OF 5112 FEET.

0334 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST 1 N INDIAN SPRINGS      36.58N 115.67W
04/14/2015  M58.00 MPH       CLARK              NV   ASOS

            CREECH AFB REPORTED A 58 MPH WIND GUST ALONG WITH BLOWING
            DUST REDUCING VISIBILITY DOWN TO A MILE.

0612 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST NORTH LAS VEGAS AP      36.21N 115.20W
04/14/2015  M53.00 MPH       CLARK              NV   ASOS

            VISIBILITY WAS ALSO REDUCED TO A MILE AT THE NORTH LAS
            VEGAS AIRPORT DUE TO BLOWING DUST.

0636 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST 1 ESE LAS VEGAS NELLIS  36.23N 115.03W
04/14/2015  M51.00 MPH       CLARK              NV   ASOS

            VISIBILITY WAS REDUCED TO A MILE IN BLOWING DUST AT
            NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE.

0645 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST LAS VEGAS               36.17N 115.15W
04/14/2015  M51.00 MPH       CLARK              NV   ASOS

            THE LAS VEGAS ASOS RECORDED A WIND GUST OF 51 MPH AT 645
            PM.

0645 PM     NON-TSTM WND DMG 4 WSW LAS VEGAS         36.14N 115.21W
04/14/2015                   CLARK              NV   BROADCAST MEDIA

            A LARGE SIGN BLEW DOWN AT A SHOPPING MALL ON WEST SAHARA.


0700 PM     NON-TSTM WND DMG LAS VEGAS               36.17N 115.15W
04/14/2015                   CLARK              NV   BROADCAST MEDIA

            LAS VEGAS AREA BROADCAST MEDIA REPORTED AT LEAST 5 LIGHT
            POLES FELL DOWN ACROSS THE VALLEY AND AT LEAST 6 LARGE
            TREES FELL DOWN. ONE OF THOSE LARGE TREES FELL ON A
            CONCRETE BLOCK WALL AND KNOCKED THE WALL DOWN AND ANOTHER
            FELL ON A CAR. A TREE FELL ON A POWER LINE NEAR OAKEY AND
            LAS VEGAS BOULEVARD. A TOTAL OF 1000 NV ENERGY CUSTOMERS
            LOST POWER NEAR SAMS TOWN AND A TOTAL OF 1400 NV ENERGY
            CUSTOMERS LOST POWER NEAR MARTIN LUTHER KING AND BONANZA.
            ANOTHER 40 CUSTOMERS LOST POWER DOWNTOWN.

0736 PM     NON-TSTM WND DMG 6 WSW LAS VEGAS         36.13N 115.23W
04/14/2015                   CLARK              NV   PUBLIC

            THE PUBLIC REPORTED A TREE BLOWN DOWN ONTO POWERLINES IN
            AT THE INTERSECTION OF DESERT INN AND EL CAMINO. WINDS IN
            THE AREA WERE ESTIMATED TO BE AROUND 50 MPH AT THE TIME.

0826 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST LAS VEGAS               36.17N 115.15W
04/14/2015  M55.00 MPH       CLARK              NV   ASOS

            THE LAS VEGAS ASOS LOCATED AT MCCARRAN INTERNATIONAL
            AIRPORT RECORDED A WIND GUST OF 55 MPH. A TOTAL OF 11
            FLIGHTS WERE DIVERTED FROM MCCARRAN DUE TO THE WIND.


&&
THIS IS A SUMMARY OF WIND AND DUST REPORTS FROM THE STRONG COLD FRONT
THAT CROSSED THE MOJAVE DESERT AND SOUTHERN GREAT BASIN ON TUESDAY,
APRIL 14TH.
$$

CTS/RAW/ASG


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